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June 20, 2018 5:04 AM Warning over 'nuisance' fires at derelict school in Bromley Cross

It follows several 'nuisance call-outs' to the Darwen Road site in the last few months after youths set fire to piles of rubbish. Firefighters were called to a large fire at nearby Holland Gardening Centre at about 9pm on Saturday. Watch manager Craig Cubbins, from Bolton North Fire Station, said: "Youths have been going in and out of the site. This is causing 5

June 20, 2018 5:01 AM Thank goodness for clear thinking on HPV jab

MANY Bolton parents will be relieved to hear that HPV jabs are finally to be offered to teen boys as well as girls. Experts believe that the cancer-causing Human Papilloma Virus kills far more males than was previously thought. Girls have been prioritised because HPV kills around 1,000 women a year but it’s now understood to kill around 2,000 males 5

June 19, 2018 2:48 PM Hawaii volcano eruption: STUNNING time-lapse shows Kilauea torrents of lava spread rapidly

HAWAII volcano Kilauea has continued to erupt violently as stunning footage shows the red-hot molten lava spread across Big Island. Hawaii volcano Kilauea split nearly 20 cracks in the earth’s surface as lava and toxic gases erupted into the atmosphere. In the shocking time-lapse footage, lava flow from the Kilauea volcano can be seen rapidly sweeping 8

June 18, 2018 8:51 PM Japan earthquake latest charts: How dangerous is the Osaka earthquake?

JAPAN was struck by a major earthquake today hitting the Osaka region at 8am local time (11pm GMT). The earthquake measuring 6.1 magnitude rocked Osaka in Japan this morning causing both injuries and death. A particularly earthquake-prone area, Japan accounts for a large number of the world’s dangerous earthquake activity. The area has seen some devastating 12

June 18, 2018 8:36 PM Derailed train bursts into flames in southwestern Indiana

PRINCETON, Ind. (AP) - A freight train derailed in southwestern Indiana and several train cars caught fire, forcing the evacuation of nearby homes while authorities monitored air quality Monday, officials said. The train derailed Sunday evening near a trailer park in Princeton, about 150 miles (240 kilometers) southwest of Indianapolis, the Gibson County 4

June 18, 2018 1:38 PM Chip shop boss who kept alcoholic tenants as slaves by making them work for free in return for drink, drugs and leftover food is jailed for eight and a half years

A cruel takeaway boss who enslaved vulnerable tenants and plied them with drink and drugs as he forced them to work for free has been jailed for eight years. Harjit Bariana forced penniless, alcoholic victims to work 13-hour days for scraps of food and no pay. The 46-year-old kept the British men in a squalid house in Blyth, Northumberland, and stole 4

June 18, 2018 11:23 AM 'I'm not in control of this plane': Qantas pilot reveals horror moment computers on flight QF72 broke down

A Qantas pilot has told of the harrowing moment his plane suddenly broke down and nosedived towards the Indian Ocean, injuring dozens of desperate passengers who thought they were going to die. Flight QF72 from Singapore to Perth in 2008 was smooth until a sudden computer malfunction off the coast of Western Australia. Warning lights flashed up in the cockpit 8

June 17, 2018 7:57 PM Panathinaikos beats Olympiakos 84-70 to win Greek league

ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Panathinaikos was crowned Greek league champion for a record 37th time Sunday after beating rival Olympiakos 84-70 in the fifth and deciding game to win the playoff finals 3-2. The game was marred by Panathinaikos fans throwing water and plastic bottles at Olympiakos' bench just as the second half was about to start, causing a 15-minute 6

June 15, 2018 2:35 PM Angry driver repeatedly rams fellow motorist and forces his car to spin in shocking footage after an argument at traffic lights

This is the shocking moment an angry driver shunts a fellow motorist causing a high-speed crash on a busy dual carriageway. Terrifying dashcam footage shows a silver Ford Fiesta pursuing the driver of a red car following an argument at a set of traffic lights. The Fiesta driver repeatedly rams the red car's rear bumper on the road. The lead vehicle then spins 1

June 14, 2018 7:06 AM Truckers object to ban on overnight parking

GROUPS representing thousands of truckers have hit back at claims lorry drivers are causing “a huge problem” by parking overnight in industrial estates. North East Truckers, which has 5,900 members, and SNAP Account, which works 70,000 drivers, said North Yorkshire County Council and Hambleton District Council must provide an alternative site to stop before 10